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Former England captain Michael Vaughan lashes out at Jonny Bairstow's 'negative mindset'

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 29 June 2019, 12:50 IST

Michael Vaughan, former England captain has lambasted England opener Jonny Bairstow’s response to criticism after losing to Australia.

England cricket team have come under a lot of criticisms because of their inconsistency in the oungoing edition of the World Cup.


"People were waiting for us to fail," Jonny Bairstow’s response to criticism from Vaughan and fellow ex-skipper Kevin Pietersen after the loss against Australia.

"They are not willing us on to win, in many ways, they are waiting for you to get that loss, so they can jump on your throat. It's a typical English thing to do in every sport," added Bairstow.

Nontheless, Michael Vaughan lashed out at Bairstow’s response and said that the England cricket team had immense support.

 

"How wrong can @jbairstow21 be," Vaughan posted on Instagram.

"Never has England team had so much support but it's you and your team that has disappointed Jonny."

"WIN 2 games and you are in the semis .. With this negative, pathetic mindset I am concerned though.. it's not the media's fault you have lost 3 games .. !!!"

England who were one of the Favourites to win the World Cup are now struggling to book their place in the semi finals, the host team are currently placed fourth on the points table.

England will play their next match of the World Cup against India on Sunday at Edgbaston

First published: 29 June 2019, 12:50 IST
 
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